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Medical student closely evaluates a patient in the Department of Geriatrics


Mission Statement

The Department of Geriatric Medicine has a mandate to educate future health professionals about geriatric medicine, to increase awareness about the field of geriatrics, and to improve the health care of older adults.

Clinical Care

The department faculty provide patient care at the Geriatric Medicine Clinics at NSU and Covenant Village of Florida Campuses. Departmental faculty members also provide care for residents at the Alexander "Sandy" Nininger, Jr., State Veterans' Nursing Home, and Covenant Village Care Center. The faculty participates in the education and training of medical students, residents, and postdoctoral fellows in both clinical and academic settings.Faculty are also active in the education and training of other students and residents from various disciplines in the Health Professions Division.

Academic Activates

Geriatric faculty members participate in clinical research and provide continuing medical education at Regional, State, National, and International conferences.

The Geriatric Education Center

Faculty members of the department of Geriatric Medicine are integral members of the Geriatric Education Center at KPCOM, with Dr. Naushira Pandya serving as its Project Director. Please explore the GEC webpage to learn more about geriatric healthcare initiatives at Nova Southeastern University.

If you have any questions about geriatrics fellowship training please contact Elizabeth Hames, DO.

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